Ian Glazer

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A glimpse of the future: Salesforce Identity

by Ian Glazer  |  September 19, 2012  |  8 Comments

Today salesforce.com unveiled its entrance into the identity market, with a set of identity capabilities, and the market may never be the same. Salesforce.com’s identity capabilities include a federation identity and service provider as well as some user provisioning services. These capabilities use the existing Salesforce user store (and associated schema) as its identity repository […]


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Beyond Industrial Era Identity Management

by Ian Glazer  |  May 23, 2012  |  Comments Off

(The following is the statement I’ll deliver today at the National Strategy For Trusted Identities in Cyberspace event at the White House.) Our way of thinking about identity management is outdated. This outdated thinking poorly reflects the way we interact on Main Street, and it doesn’t fit the needs of people and enterprises trying to […]

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Put 100 Relying Parties in a Room and What Do You Get?

by Ian Glazer  |  May 17, 2012  |  5 Comments

It’s an open secret among us identity geeks that, despite all of federated identity’s progress, one thing has lagged significantly: relying party participation1. Getting relying parties to the table, to talk about challenges they have with identity on the Internet, has always been a hard problem. Although the identity community has grown, the number of […]


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